Budget pasta recipes

Pasta is a great thrifty way to bulk up meals. Try our favourite budget pasta dishes to help with both empty stomachs… and wallets.

Try our creamy fettucine alfredo, a spicy sausage and chilli ragu, vegan squash macaroni cheese and lots more.

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Fennel, chilli and sausage ragù

Midweek meal recipes

Fennel, chilli and sausage ragù

Whip up this comforting ragù recipe in no time using sausagemeat for maximum flavour. Like...

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Prawn, lemon and mint pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Prawn, lemon and mint pasta

Who doesn’t love a meal that’s ready on the table in a matter of minutes?...

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Spicy tomato and basil pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Spicy tomato and basil pasta

Ribbons of pappardelle are perfect for catching this chilli, tomato and basil sauce. We’ve added...

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One-pot garlic, sun-dried tomato and pecorino pasta

Budget pasta recipes

One-pot garlic, sun-dried tomato and pecorino pasta

This quick one-pan recipe will change the way you eat pasta. As garlic, chilli, tomatoes...

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Spicy tomato and mackerel pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Spicy tomato and mackerel pasta

Stir smoked mackerel fillets and tagliatelle into spicy tomato sauce for a quick satisfying midweek...

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Butternut squash and sage macaroni

Vegan dinner recipes

Butternut squash and sage macaroni

A spin-on-a-classic, this vegan version of macaroni and cheese is one of Katy Beskow’s most...

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Lemon and parsley linguine

Budget pasta recipes

Lemon and parsley linguine

A speedy 20-minute linguine recipe is made with zesty lemons, fresh parsley, plenty of cheese...

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Quick ham carbonara

Carbonara recipes

Quick ham carbonara

Use leftover ham in this quick and wickedly decadent carbonara recipe. The dish takes just...

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Easy baked spinach and ricotta pasta shells

Pasta bake recipes

Easy baked spinach and ricotta pasta shells

A classic Italian pasta recipe – conchiglioni (pasta shells) are stuffed with a cheesy ricotta...

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Easy broccoli, chilli and lemon spaghetti

Vegan dinner recipes

Easy broccoli, chilli and lemon spaghetti

This zingy broccoli, lemon and chilli spaghetti is topped with toasted almonds for added crunch.

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Easy orzo pasta with oregano, feta and tomato sauce

Budget pasta recipes

Easy orzo pasta with oregano, feta and tomato...

Make a change to your midweek bowl of pasta and use tiny rice-sized orzo to...

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Roasted red onion, walnut and blue cheese pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Roasted red onion, walnut and blue cheese pasta

A comforting and quick pasta recipe which is full of flavour from tangy blue cheese...

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Spinach and garlic fusilli with crispy breadcrumbs

Low-fat recipes

Spinach and garlic fusilli with crispy breadcrumbs

You’ll find almost everything you need for this spinach and garlic fusilli recipe in your...

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Sausage linguine with courgette and garlic

Midweek meal recipes

Sausage linguine with courgette and garlic

Georgina Fuggle’s easy recipe for creamy sausage linguine with courgettes and garlic is the quick midweek...

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Pasta with roasted peppers and pine nuts

Mozzarella recipes

Pasta with roasted peppers and pine nuts

Try our pasta with roasted peppers and pine nuts – it’s an authentic Italian pasta...

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Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

Budget pasta recipes

Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

This quick pasta recipe uses orecchiette pasta to make a simple supper with sweetcorn, garlic,...

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Courgette and taleggio orzo risotto

Budget pasta recipes

Courgette and taleggio orzo risotto

Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta and makes a great alternative to arborio rice in this...

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Leek, lemon and white bean orzo

Budget pasta recipes

Leek, lemon and white bean orzo

Full of goodness with leek and white bean, the vegetarian pasta recipe is ready in...

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Filini pasta with asparagus, peas and wild garlic pesto

Budget pasta recipes

Filini pasta with asparagus, peas and wild garlic...

Debbie Major’s wild garlic pesto is a winner with any pasta dish. This recipe is...

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Pasta with anchovies and capers

15-minute meal recipes

Pasta with anchovies and capers

This midweek pasta supper packs a real flavour punch with the anchovies and capers, and...

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